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Strengthening Enterprise Cultures

“Morales Associates has added significant value to Cable One’s growth over the past 15 years. They have done so by delivering programs and services that engage and challenge our associates to recognize their own leadership potential through assessment and feedback, experiential learning and solid program content.” — Tom Might, CEO, Cable One, Inc.

“Rick took an executive team that was highly dysfunctional and on a path to destruction that could have taken the entire organization down with it, and opened channels of communication that brought humanity and friendship back to our group. He literally saved our team. Best investment I made all year!” — Mary Cunningham, CEO, USA Federal Credit Union

“Morales Associates enabled us to professionally and respectfully understand our Latino membership, our Spanish-speaking staff and community leaders. Their work has allowed us to develop and begin the implementation of a clearly defined outreach plan.” — John Parsons, former executive vice president, Mission Federal Credit Union

Developing Leaders

“Morales Associates was a terrific partner with us in helping New York Life implement a leadership development program in Mexico City. Their professionalism and willingness to collaborate with us, and New York Life, was pivotal in making this program a huge success.” — Janet Castricum, Right Management

“The facilitators at Morales Associates are outstanding! I thoroughly enjoyed their style, leadership and honesty. Outstanding program!” — Edward Toro, State Farm Insurance

“Rick and Morales Associates have used creative approaches to help with leadership and team development throughout Cable One. We appreciate his knowledge of our business, our values and our people. It helps produce the results we need to keep our company moving forward in these times of change.” — Julie Laulis, Senior Vice President & Chief Operations Officer, Cable One, Inc.

Advancing Individuals & Teams

“Rick’s work in leadership development and executive team facilitation is built upon a foundation of trust and integrity. He creates a process that inspires leaders to maximize their effectiveness. He quickly identifies core issues and partners with leaders in a thoughtful and thought-provoking way. Rick has a rare talent of courageously asking the right questions at the right time, which results in deeper insight, understanding and effectiveness.” — Sheryl Radcliffe, Sempra Energy

“Dr. Rick Morales was my executive coach and trusted advisor for over three years. During this time he guided me through a variety of complex management and leadership challenges in a way that has enhanced my overall effectiveness as a company officer. His ability to listen, understand both the big picture and the details, ask pertinent questions and recommend courses-of-action has been invaluable to me.” — Lane McVey, Vice President, Business Affairs, National Steel & Shipbuilding Company

“Rick is that rare individual who is both an expert in his field and an exceptional person. He has been my go-to person for the last three years as it pertains to my career and career decisions.In my 18 years at Johnson & Johnson I can honestly say that Rick is the best executive coach I have had (this includes all managers at JNJ).He is a great listener and provides not only valuable feedback, but also solutions that are very relevant in today’s market place. I look forward to continuing to work with him for many years to come.” — Jose Mir, Area Business Director, DePuy Spine, Johnson & Johnson

“As my executive coach, Rick’s professionalism has been a tremendous help in my understanding of what’s needed to be successful in this very competitive environment.” — Claudio Vilas, Director-National Accounts Distribution, Johnson & Johnson

From Our Partners & Colleagues

“I have had the pleasure of working with Rick and his company on a number of projects around the globe for over a decade. Rick brings world-class academic preparation, a keen and curious intellect, plus deep experience to every consulting challenge. He also brings style, charm and a wonderful sense of humor. He thinks creatively and offers unique solutions to client problems. I always look forward to our next collaboration!” — Bruce Griffiths, President/ Senior Consultant, Organization Systems International

“Rick has the diplomacy, smarts and wit to tackle the most complex OD projects imaginable.He goes to the depths of an issue, summarizes data well, and courageously presents (and wrestles with the client as required) feedback for change. Most importantly, he is a person of integrity and calmness that touches all who know him.” — Gloria Bader, Owner, Change Studio, Inc. DBA The Bader Group

“Rick has been a trusted friend, colleague and mentor for nearly twenty years. As the Program Manager for the Center for Creative Leadership’s Leader Lab executive development program, his contributions were invaluable to me and our team. Rick’s genuine desire to work with and support organizations, teams and individuals consistently shines through. I have seen him tackle very challenging assignments with creative solutions, humor, and a clear sense of purpose.” — Karen Kramer, Senior Enterprise Associate, Center for Creative Leadership


Clients

Morales Associates is proud to have served the following enterprises since 1995.

Consumer Products

  • Avery Dennison
  • Central America Coffee Company
  • Con-Agra
  • Eastman-Kodak
  • Frito-Lay
  • IKEA
  • Minnesota Methane
  • National Steel & Shipbuilding
  • Nike
  • PepsiCo
  • Quest Diagnostics

Telecommunications

  • Cable One, Inc.
  • Charter Communications
  • Cox Communications

Financial Services

  • America’s International Capital Corp
  • Insurance Company of the West
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • Merrill-Lynch
  • New York Life / Seguros Monterrey
  • State Farm Insurance

Health Care

  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Novartis
  • Pfizer Pharmaceutical
  • TAP Pharmaceutical

Defense/Research

  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories
  • Raytheon
  • SAIC
  • TRW Space & Electronics

Credit Unions

  • California Credit Union League
  • First City Credit Union
  • Geico Federal Credit Union
  • GSA Federal Credit Union
  • Mission Federal Credit Union
  • USA Federal Credit Union
  • U.S. Senate Federal Credit Union

High Technology

  • Cisco Systems
  • SAP AG Software

Media & Entertainment

  • Espinosa Productions
  • Walt Disney Company

Professional/Non-Profit

  • Center for Creative Leadership
  • Getty Museum Leadership Institute
  • Girl Scouts, USA
  • Phoenix Family Museum
  • National Society of Hispanic MBA’s
  • San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce
  • San Diego Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Urban League